Dr. Joan Dixon Broyles of the Frostburg State University Department of Music will present a piano recital on Sunday, April 1 at 3 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center's Pealer Recital Hall.
Her performance, which is free and open to the public, is presented in conjunction with FSU's Spring Piano Festival.
Entitled "100 Years of American Music," selections include Scott Joplin's "Maple Leaf Rag," "The Easy Winners" and "The Entertainer;" "Rhapsody in Blue" by George Gershwin; " George Rochberg's "Nach Bach, "Rhythms from the North Country" by Gwneth Walker and the Piano Sonata by Emma Lou Diemer. Dr. Ellen Grolman Schlegal, also of the FSU Department of Music, will join Dr. Broyles in the Maryland premieres of "Improvisations for Cello and Piano" by Diemer.
A concert artist on both piano and organ, Broyles has presented concerts throughout Europe, the United States and Japan. Her seven compact discs on the RBW label, located at www.rbw.net, have been featured on "Pipedreams" and numerous National Public Radio broadcasts. An associate professor at FSU, Broyles teaches piano, organ and music theory
For more information, call (301) 687-4109. FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.
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